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When you need help deciphering place names in hard-to-read genealogy documents, two free online tools may have great suggestions for you. Use them to take the guesswork out of identifying great-grandpa’s hometown! Thanks to guest blogger Katherine Schober, expert...read more
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The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode #215 with Lisa Louise Cooke Click to listen to this new episode! In this "Blast from the Past" episode, Lisa gives voice to the era of silent films, in a unique approach to understanding her great-grandmother's life. Her passion for...read more
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